Tag: Asia

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Digital Banking in Asia: How to Regulate a Revolution

Since 2014, digital banking penetration has increased by between 1.5- and 3-fold across emerging markets in Asia.
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Digital-Only Banks Go Global

A little less than a year ago, Mondato weighed the future of the bank branch. While North American
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Sesame Credit: Back Door To A Dystopian Future?

Although it has been around for a few years, in the past few months Alibaba's Sesame Credit has
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Do Bank-Led Models Stall Progress?

Although the dichotomy of bank-led and mobile network operator-led (henceforth referred to as MNO-led) mobile money regulatory approaches
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Crowdfunding: MSMEs' Golden Ticket?

Those invested in the plight of Micro, Small and Middle Enterprises (MSMEs), especially ones settled in emerging markets,
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Mondato Summit Asia 2017: Emerging Asia’s DFC Moment

Fast growing Yangon was host of the fourth annual Mondato Summit Asia on November 28-29, 2017, focusing on
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Stacking The Deck In India's Favor

Over the past several years, Mondato Insight has repeatedly turned its attention to Digital Finance and Commerce (DFC)
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Is OTC a Trojan Horse or an Elephant Trap?

In some emerging Digital Finance and Commerce (DFC) markets, particularly in South Asia, the vast majority of Digital
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Move Over Techies, Farmers Are the New (and Old) Frontier

Technological innovation is disrupting agricultural value and supply chains, no matter whether in relation to pre-cultivation, cultivation and
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(In)Accessible Nepal

Nepal, with its Himalayan peaks and Buddhist monks, is a remote and inaccessible country, with an underdeveloped financial
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Mondato Summit Asia 2016: The Transitioning of Financial Services in Emerging Asia

Vibrant, colorful Bangkok was the host of the third annual Mondato Summit Asia on September 20-21 2016, which
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The Top Takeaways from Mondato Summit Asia 2015

Mondato Summit Asia welcomed approximately 150 participants from 'Emerging Asia', including the Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Bangladesh, Pakistan
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Let the Games Begin!

Asia is the world’s largest gaming market and everyone wants a piece of it. China may overtake
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Mobile Money In Myanmar

Mobile money is coming to Myanmar – but can it overcome challenges?   At first glance, Myanmar appears to offer
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Southeast Asia: A Region of Extremes And Opportunities

Urbanization, digitization and globalization are the three forces whose convergence will shape the 21st-century economy. Consequently, Southeast Asia
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